March 4, 2015 · biz-legal-foss

Lit Review 7: GPL Guide Chapter 12.1 & OSI Business Models

Who: Lawyers at Open Source Initiative and Software Freedom Law Center

What: A Bit of the GPL Guide and OSI's thoughts on Open Source Business Models

Where: On the Internet Here and Here

When: ???

The Gist: This reading shows how open source can have business models that make it a competitor to its closed source counterparts.

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The Bad:

Questions:

Review: This is a good starting point for individuals thinking of taking their open source project into a business. Otherwise it is an interesting reading for those interested if an open source business is possible.

tl;dr: dry rub mustard spat caked on blue jeans

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